Palermo port the historical city centre and Monreale

  • 08:00 suggested pick up time 30 min after the ship docks
  • 10:30 drive to Monreale
  • 11:00 Monreale
  • 13:00 lunch time
  • 14:30 Palermo Vucciria
  • 16:00 arrive at the ship

Palermo (the city center is in front of the pier) is the capital and largest city of Sicily, in fact, is the administrative center and main tourist attraction of the island. Our tour today will focus on the most important part of the capital, that is, in its medieval area, where you can visit the splendid baroque and Arab-Norman sites in the city. A must is also the Cathedral: a magnificent and imposing building which stands on the ruins of the ancient cathedral, a mosque by the Arabs and consecrated to Christian worship by the Norman kings (2-2.5 hrs the visit of Palermo).

Then, along a beautiful road that climbs the slopes of the Conca d’Oro, one reaches the village of Monreale (30 min from Palermo). The Baroque Cathedral of Monreale, built during the Norman rule, will leave you speechless, we moreover visit the ancjent cloister and the panoramic view point of the town hall gardens (approx. 2 hrs ib total the visit). We then let down again to Palermo, for (time permitting) a short walk along the colorful streets of the market “Vucciria”, the largest of Palermo and a short visit of “Villa Giulia”.

Note: The above excursion is also operated from Trapani and Porto Empedocle
Suggested quick lunch in Palermo or typical restaurant in the city center (not included)


Sedan: up to 3 pax
Mini van: up to 4-6 pax
Van: up to 7-8 pax

Smart Driver:

Is a professional driver with excellent local knowledge who will provide you with an overview of local history, show you the main sights from the vehicle, arrange museum tickets (subject to availability), make lunch recommendations etc., but cannot take you on a walking tour of the city, into museums, churches or other sights, or give in-depth historical, artistic and architectural information.

Driver/Qualified Guide:

Is a professional Guide with a degree in Art History, who has passed a specific test to obtain a guide’s licence and who is authorised to accompany you into museums, churches, and other sights, and to escort you on a walking tour of the city, providing in-depth historical artistic and architectural information.

English speaking driver:

Our well trained personnel include the English speaking driver who have extensive geographical and technical knowledge providing our clients with maximum comfort and confidence on the road. Our chauffeurs are also extremely familiar with main destinations in Tuscany and Italy allowing our clients designing an itinerary if they prefer playing it by ear directly with them to better suit their interests and preferences.

Our private (shore excursion)(private excursion) to (il nome dell’escursione) is designed to help you to experience the best-known and most significant sights, but we are happy to tailor-make your itinerary to suit your own tastes and interests (within the limits of the time available, of course!). The excursion can also be combined with a private guided walking tour of (il nome della città o del sito più importante dell’escursione) with a licensed guide.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Max pax: 8
  • smart driver+full comforts vehicle
  • Sedan Price: 450,00
  • Mini van Price: 540,00
  • Van Price: 560,00

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